Fragment of a Kain

Indian (Gujarati) for Thai market
19th century


Dimensions

Overall: 47 x 149cm (18 1/2 x 58 11/16in.)

Accession Number

09.364

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain-weave, drawn and painted with mordants, resist-dyed

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Length of plain-weave cotton with design in the main field of gridwork composed of floral medallions; narrow floral borders on one side and wide and narrow borders on one end; lined with red plain-weavecotton. “Cover of Buddhistic Bible from Siam.” Walter C. Hill.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, August 26, 1909

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection